Family Stories

Melinda Loe with two daughters at RMH

Coincidence or Fate?

Melinda Loe of Arden Hills, Minnesota was lying in bed the first time she saw the baby’s photo.   A friend on Facebook had posted the photo, taken at Little Flower Projects, a medical foster home in China that cares for special needs children. Suffering a serious heart condition, the child’s future was uncertain. Although…

Tyler Skelton

A Perfect Storm

Christina Skelton was mystified when her 13-year-old son Tyler suddenly began losing weight and feeling ill. A visit to the pediatrician was inconclusive; with the doctor suspecting Tyler had an eating disorder. Christina did not believe this was the problem, but knew that food was causing Tyler to feel nauseous and was contributing to his…

Little girl in Therasuit

Life Changing Treatment for Guatemalan Girl

Can you imagine how heart wrenching it would be to say goodbye to your newborn child every day, not knowing if she would live to see the next day? This is what Diana Lucia-Galindo of Guatemala endured, after her daughter Natalia (Nati) was born prematurely at 30 weeks. Suffering from a multitude of health issues…

Mom and chubby baby

Frightened Parents Find Solace at Rmh

Having a premature baby is a very real struggle that many of our RMH families endure. Each new day brings about the psychological ups and downs that wear these new parents down. Crystal and Jon Ipe of Sarasota knew early in Crystal’s pregnancy that things were not going to be easy for their new child,…